Posts Tagged with research

Webs or trees?

February 8, 2010 - Looking at efficient networks, Wired reports: "Tree branches have inspired efficient transit networks, but a new study finds inspiration in leaves. The curvy, connected leaf veins found in some plants are an efficient way to circumvent damaged areas and channel nutrients, report researchers led by Eleni Katifori of the Rockefeller University in New York City."

Watching for new common Twitter friends

February 1, 2010 - The Watch List will notify you when two or three tweeps you've targeted jointly follow someone new.  

Good for finding rising stars in an industry, a competitor's new customer, or a new hire in a company.

We DM you personal updates weekly after your target tweeps follow someone new.

To create a watch list, click "create a watch" at the ...


Learning to be a great teacher

January 24, 2010 - Is a man with a 4.0 GPA and a masters degree in education likely to be better at teaching in an inner city school than a woman with a BA in history who had a 2.5 GPA in her first two years of college and a 4.0 her junior and senior year?

All other things being equal, the slacker-turned-star history ...